It might not seem like it, but I do try to stay away from politics. However, when covering the intersection of sports, gambling, and the law, it is nearly impossible to do so. One particular issue that I have kept an eye on is internet poker. It should come as no surprise that I take a Libertarian approach to gambling…
Mario Balotelli’s career may be in shambles, as one of the most talented young forwards in the world languishes alongside the teens that make up Liverpool’s reserve team as the club desperately searches for some sucker to offload him on, but hey, at least he still does funny things from time to time.
In a note published on The Undefeated today, Michael Jordan spoke out against recent acts of violence against African-Americans and police officers, and revealed that he has made sizable donations to two organizations that work to combat police brutality and racial inequality.
Suspended Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith appears to have knowingly live streamed video of himself smoking weed on Periscope, a move that would be at least as hilarious as it is reckless.
Hey, remember Andrey Arshavin, the diminutive Russian who once scored all four goals in Arsenal’s classic 4-4 draw with Liverpool, and then didn’t really do anything for the next three years? Yeah, that guy. Well, he now plays for FC Kairat in the Kazakhstan Premier League, and yesterday against FC Taraz he scored…
Right-hander Mike Mayers got stomped in his major league debut Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 9-6.
Yesterday’s game between the Corpus Christi Hooks and the Frisco RoughRiders—the Double A affiliates of the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, respectively—got out of hand in a damn hurry.
NFL receiver Greg Jennings, who had a solid career and was a key cog in that tremendous 2010 Packers team, announced his retirement today. With Jennings leaving the league, now is a great time to look back and remember his greatest contribution to the game.
NFL training camps start kicking off today, but football did not take the summer off. Czech Bowl XXIII, the championship of the Czech League of American Football, was held on Saturday, with the Prague Black Panthers winning their 15th title in a hard-fought 10-9 victory over crosstown rival Prague Lions. And it came…
Faith Ekakitie, a rising senior defensive lineman at Iowa, was minding his own business—he had taken a walk to a park to play some Pokémon Go, as one does. That’s when he was confronted by Iowa City police with guns drawn.
If you’re looking for a powerful vacuum that’ll suck up all that pet hair, but don’t want to spend a fortune, look no further than Amazon’s deal on the Hoover WindTunnel 3 Pro Pet. On sale for $75, you not only get a great bagless vacuum, it comes with the Pet Tool Pack, which includes a pet turbo tool, a pet…
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New Zealand MMA fighter Jason Lee says men in police uniforms kidnapped him in Rio de Janeiro, forcing the jiu-jitsu specialist to withdraw money from two ATMs and hand it over, or be be arrested.
A restart attempt at today’s NASCAR Brickyard 400 ended up bringing out the red flag because it made such a huge mess, which led to three more restart attempts. The No. 19 of Carl Edwards got loose on the restart, causing a big chain-reaction pile-up that collected a large chunk of the field.
Andre the Giant’s drinking prowess is nearly as legendary as his stature or pro wrestling career, and we’ve featured plenty of anecdotes about his alcohol tolerance in the past. But an interview with retired pro wrestling legend Gerald Brisco in this morning’s Tampa Bay Times (the article’s not online, somehow)…
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In case you’ve forgotten, Ken Griffey Jr.’s preference for wearing his cap backward infuriated old white columnists—and managers—of the day. So the manner in which The Kid ended his Hall of Fame acceptance speech today in Cooperstown was simply priceless.